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Minnesota Republicans face a challenge in their efforts to reclaim the reins of government in St. Paul this November. It’s tough to convince voters to change course when so many indicators are … more
Legislation designed to level the playing field for school districts across the state might have been driven by good intentions, but each district’s situation is unique and that also needs to be … more
A hot nutritious meal for schoolchildren provides fuel for the brain as well as the body. That’s why recent measures approved by state legislators and supported by Gov. Mark Dayton that expand the … more
It’s been a long, long time coming, but it appears that Tower’s harbor project is finally ready to shift out of neutral. In this week’s issue of the Timberjay, the city is seeking bids for a … more
Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency officials provided few answers as to why they fired a popular cook at the Cook senior nutrition site, but made clear that the program’s survival depends on … more
When it comes to dealing with sewage, the best solution isn’t the same for everyone. That’s why a Comprehensive Assessment Report (CAR), which will examine the sewage treatment systems in … more
The St. Louis County School District’s pursuit of legal disputes on the advice of its attorney has cost the district hundreds of thousands of dollars that could have been spent on … more
As we report this week, top officials within the Department of Natural Resources, in May, worked to block the transfer of a captive yearling bear to the North American Bear Center, in Ely. The … more
Each year, we set aside July 4 as a day to celebrate all that America has been, and all that it has the potential to become. As our founders well knew, they were not launching a new government so … more
Preparing the budget for the upcoming school year proved to be a far less grueling task this June for area school districts, which benefitted from an infusion of new revenue thanks to state … more